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(Mavericks Tackle Love #1)

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  4,892 ratings  ·  488 reviews
What would you do if the sexy, mysterious stranger you met by chance turned out to be a celebrity?

Catharine Wild is about to find out.

Quinn Bailey is one of the best quarterbacks in the country, and the instant he lays eyes on pretty little Cat Wild, he can’t resist her.

When the sexy football star comes aboard the flight attendant’s plane, her life takes a drastic turn. Mi
Paperback, 370 pages
Published January 31st 2018 by CreateSpace (first published January 29th 2018)
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Sarah Toussaint
Jun 29, 2018 rated it did not like it
Look. We are not asking much...

You wrote a book with a black heroine? Cool! Awesome, even! Representation is awesome!

But the part that makes me cringe is when you make race the CONFLICT!


If it was white heroine, this would not have even been in the reader's radar.

This book was going to be 3star for me, even a 4star, but then we reached the climax.

The author made the main conflict of the story about the fact that the heroine is black and the hero's parents are racist...

Like, what?

What the fuc
Alex ♈
Feb 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.75 stars

Surely the sweetest hero these authors ever wrote. Good guy.

Nice likable heroine.

But her mother was the best. I wish more girls would be raised with such attitude:

My mother would chastise me for sounding insecure. I could literally hear her voice in my head. She’d probably say something along the lines of, “Catharine, get it together, girl. I don’t want to hear that garbage coming from your mouth.
You are a strong, beautiful, and confident woman. Any man, no matter how famous he is, wo
Melanie (mells_view)
Jan 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 “You’re really something, Quinn Bailey” stars

Once again Max Monroe has aced the recipe for a written romantic comedy. The MC’s meet cute was... well cute. Their side characters are funny and interesting. Quinn is the perfect hero. The perfect mix of confident, self-deprecating, and swoony. Cat is sassy, fun, and relatable. Quinn and Cat together are the perfect mix of fun, sweet, and steamy! Wildcat is told from the dual POV’s of Quinn and Cat. The story isn’t necessarily a SLOW BURN, but it
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰



🏈🏈🏈 🏈🏈🏈

Quinn Bailey. Quarterback of the New York Mavericks is flying home to Alabama for a few days of family time before the new season starts.

On the plane he meets the most beautiful and fascinating and adorable woman he's ever seen. Catharine. Cat. She's a flight attendant. And Quinn is halfway in love before they even leave JFK.

But Cat is not really sure what to think of this mega-hottie who is constantly looking at her. And then he's also on the same train into Birmingham!!!! And they talk
Dilek VT
Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was ok
This was my first book from Max Monroe duo and I am not impressed at all...

2,5 stars but not 3.


The book is about the love story of an interracial couple and it begins in a very sweet way. I liked it up until their first date. The way he pursued her until she said yes to a date was good and I really had fun. But then, their first date came and it was awkward (in a studio painting pictures because she loves art). It ended with a kiss. Then, their seco
Nicole P
Yes! Yes! A million times yes! I LOVED THIS BOOK! Gah! It's made me so darn happy. The writing duo of Max Monroe know how to write a romantic comedy. And even better they know how to write the best damn book boyfriend ever. The number one reason to read this book: QUINN BAILEY!!!! My god. I want a Quinn! Where do I find one exactly like him? He was all kinds of perfect from his southern manners, to his wit and charm, to his good looks and dirty talking ways. Not to mention he was a romantic. Gah ...more
Feb 26, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: no-ow-drama, safe
This one was pretty good. I could have done without the list online of his former girlfriends- especially since it was mentioned that he hadn't had any relationships prior to the h. And after the h saw all the stuff online it was never mentioned again. Quinn and Cat were sweet together. ...more
Elle's Book Blog
Release Date: January 31, 2018
Genre: Sports Romance. Humor.
Actual Rating: 3 stars

Wildcat by Max Monroe is a good start to the Mavericks Tackle Love series. While I did enjoy the story for the most part, I felt like I have read something very similar before (hence the reason why I gave it 3 stars). For me as a reader, I crave originality in the books I read and this was missing that. It's the story of an all star quarterback who meets a woman unexpectedly and has to hurdle a few hoops to
Jan 31, 2021 rated it really liked it
I loved this book. Not your typical sports romance where the hero is a man-whore, but this hero is definitely a guy worth getting to know. His romance style was so fun, and allowed Cat to get to know him on a different level. I loved their banter and communication.

Quinn was a superstar quarterback, while Cat was a young flight attendant trying to make something of herself. Their meet-cute was perfect and their friendship became so much fun I just couldn't put the book down. There was some drama,
Oct 30, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.25 Kitten Stars!

Wow, the conflict in this book is right on topic for the ignorant people we still have in the world today.

In true form this writing duo has created a funny sexy RomCom with a smoking hot hero and an independently strong heroine. Quinn, I already had a little feel for from some of the other Max Monroe books I have read that he appeared in and so I knew he would be a character I would like. Cat is a beautiful biracial flight attendant who just recently moved to New York.

Both of
Bookphenomena (Micky)
DNF @30% unrated

Despite the potential of the story, I just didn't take to the characters. Overall,I was just bored and didn't want to return to it.
Top Favorite

“Can I kiss you, Kitty Cat?”

I’m completely, utterly, and ABSOLUTELY SMITTEN with this book! I’m a goner! I’m a puddle of FEELS! I’m head over heels! I’m too far-gone! There’s no coming back from this! You haven’t met the perfect book boyfriend until you meet Quinn FUCKING Bailey! That man has RUINED me for all others. This series…these characters…the HILARIOUS banter all throughout…OMG! Ya’ll are in for one HELL of a SEXY TREAT!

Not only did WILDCAT keep my senses on overdrive, it gave me
Ambriehl Khalil
⭐️ [4.25/5 Stars] ⭐️

I've finished this feeling like I should have liked it much more than I did, but for some reason it just didn't have me sinking into my sofa and getting lost in the story. Depth was lacking and I didn't find myself drawn that much to the MCs.

I wish more had been done when it came to the so-called plot twist. What happened was so lacklustre, the prejudices and racism of the hero's parent's not dealt with, not inserted into the story as compellingly as they could have been.

No cheating and
3.5* rounded up and possible spoilers

Quinn Bailey is the sweetest football player I've ever read. He's kind, thoughtful,considerate and everyone loves him. Cat was a beautiful,awkward shy flight attendant and the connection between these 2 was beautiful to read. From the moment I read Cat's description I was interested to see if these authors would boldly go THERE and they did! Quinn's thoughts on the matter were wonderful and exactly what was needed in handling the issue.
Although this book was
Jan 15, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
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What would you do if the sexy, mysterious stranger you met by chance turned out to be a celebrity?

Catharine Wild is about to find out.

Quinn Bailey is one of the best quarterbacks in the country, and the instant he lays eyes on pretty little Cat Wild, he can’t resist her.

When the sexy football star comes aboard the flight attendant’s plane, her life takes a drastic turn. Mile-high courting and an intense pursuit to win her heart are just the beginning.

Boring characters and storyline.

I loved Max Monroe's Billionaire Bad Boys series and was really excited for Wildcat because I love sports romances. Unfortunately, Wildcat fell short of my expectation. I found myself counting down the chapters until this book was over. The pace was really slow at the beginning with nothing happening in the story until about 40% in. In my opinion, both Cat and Quinn lacked any personality and I found myself wishing for more of the secondary characters Sean and Den
Jane super booklover📚
Dec 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sports
This was a surprise. I loved it. I grabbed it in a sale once. Now i want the rest of the series as well.
Quinn Bailey, the star quarterback for the New York Mavericks, is taking a few days off from preseason to visit his parents and little brother in Birmingham, Alabama. When he boarded his RoyalAir flight, he expected a few hours of quiet time, some music, but what he wasn’t expecting was to encounter Catharine, the extremely beautiful and charming flight attendant.

Cat, only a flight attendant for 6-months, was getting used to the on-the-go life of air crew. Luckily, her fellow attendants—Casey a
Tpagirl Loves Romance
Wildcat was the first book in the Mavericks Tackle Love series by Max Monroe, an author duo. It was my first book by the authors.

Quinn Bailey was the quarterback for the NFL team, the New York Mavericks. He was gorgeous, famous, focused, admired, well liked and well respected.

Catharine “Cat” Wild was a flight attendant that Quinn met when he traveled from New York back to his hometown in Alabama. She was not a sports lover so she had no idea who he was other than the sexy and nice man in 2A.

Pauline (Passionate About Books)
"She's so... everything. I have never met a more perfect woman."
Grab your vertigo tablets and take this airborne romance which will touch your heart so deeply. When the All-American-Football Idol/quarterback Quinn Bailey sets his eyes on the caramel, delicious, shy and super cute flight attendant Katharine Wild, sparks begin to light up a blazing fire! A beautiful, healthy, whole love affair begins... a magical connection so unique, they perfectly complement each other... two halves of a whole.
Jun 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
*3.5 Stars!*

This romance was super cute but I felt like the actual conflict could’ve been handled better.
Quinn Bailey stole my heart and kept it right in his pocket for the entire book! So if you read the Billionaire Bad Boys series from Max Monroe you'll definitely recognize Quinn Bailey as the playful, flirty QB from Wes's team the New York Mavericks. If you haven't read don't despair it's not necessary but it sure is fun if you recognize the mention and appearances of favorite characters in this one.

I was enchanted from the meet cute and the rest is history. Quinn is just a good guy. He's a goo
Flo Grugel
Jan 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
When you think that Max Monroe cant possibly create set of characters to rival The Billionaire Bad Boys - Kline,Thatch and Wes, hold on to your kindles ladies....Meet Quinn Bailey....sweet and a whole lot of swoonworthy, he is my new fictional boyfriend, ticking allll my boxes! Cat is a great character who deserves nothing but happiness and a hea. Brilliant,feel good 5 star read. I could read Max Monroe every day and NEVER get bored. Cabt wait for the next Mavericks instalment!
Feb 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Okay, okay. I did it. I finally read a Max Monroe book. What took me so long? Hell, I honestly have no fucking clue. Is it a lack of time? Am I afraid the books won't live up to the hype? Whatever my excuses were in the past, I have to let them go. And I need to go find me a bad boy billionaire because after meeting Quinn Bailey, I'm sure I'll love all of the Max Monroe books. ALL. OF. THEM.

Quinn Bailey is the greatest quarterback ever. He's gorgeous, charming, and absolutely every single thing
Jan 31, 2018 rated it did not like it
Another disappointing book by the authors! There was hardly any plot except for using cliche like the whites from Alabama being racist and anti-gay which shows the prejudices the authors have towards Southerners!!

Elle Jay
May 16, 2020 rated it liked it
2,5 stars

This book had a great potencial but it just got boring.
Couldn’t wait to finish this one.
Beneath The Covers Blog
Jan 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, kelly, 2018-reads
You’re in for one wild ride. . .

Wildcat is another smash hit from the dynamic duo, Max Monroe! It has the feels, the laughs, the swoon-ability to sweep you right off your feet and never put you down. Wildcat has that “it” factor that takes the quintessential sports romance to a whole new playing field!

Everyone loves a sexy, gorgeous, and dirty-talking male character. Come on, you can’t deny it…they’re irresistible. But add in charm, wit, and the overall “nice guy” elements, and you’re a goner! A
Jan 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing

4.5 Kitten & Pickle CROWNS

FUN. FLIRTY. HILARIOUS. UTTERLY CHARMING! Wildcat, the first book in their new series, is all of this and more.

Quinn Bailey. Quinn freaking Bailey. Where has this man been my whole life? He oozes charm and charisma. Every line that came from his mouth had me laughing or swooning. I caught myself smiling like a loon reading his chapters. I couldn’t get enough of him or his romantic and ridiculous antics! He is absolutely What every roma
_All.Things.Steamy (V. Simran)
⭐️ 5 “ Kitten “ stars ⭐️
Quinn and Cat were such a adorable pair that you can’t help but fall in love with their story. This book has become one of my favourite romantic comedy story. It’s a perfect blend of funny, sexy, cute and romantic. It ticked all of my boxes for a rom com.
There was a smile on my face the whole time. Some scenes were hilarious especially the blow job one.
Quinn was such a hottie with a heart of gold. He made me swoon with his actions and was one hell of a dirty talker. You
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